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Tim Engle works in MCC's Communications and Public Relations office. Have a story idea? Call him at 816.604.1338 or email Tim.Engle@mcckc.edu.

Three new members join MCC Board of Trustees

At its April 17 meeting, the Metropolitan Community College Board of Trustees welcomed three new members and said farewell to three members who are stepping off the board. The  board certified the results of the April 3 trustees election. One incumbent trustee and the three newcomers were sworn in. President Trent Skaggs (Subdistrict 1) was …

#MCCWolves: Now we know what the new mascot looks like

Now we know what the MCC Wolves mascot looks like! Reveal parties at each campus are just wrapping up. #MCCWolves @marawilliamskc @MCCATweet pic.twitter.com/S0glL6Ozbj — MCC Kansas City (@MCCKansasCity) April 16, 2018 Metropolitan Community College’s new mascot was revealed to be “The Wolves” last December. Now we can put a face to the name. At campus …

MCC to launch early-college construction program with NKC Schools, JE Dunn

Northland students interested in construction careers can graduate from high school and college simultaneously, thanks to a new program that will launch this fall. The Kansas City Construction Career Academy is a partnership of Metropolitan Community College, North Kansas City Schools and JE Dunn Construction. A ceremony to celebrate the new venture will be held …

Eight MCC students honored with spots on 2018 All-Missouri Academic Team

Eight Metropolitan Community College students have been named to the 2018 All-Missouri Academic Team by Phi Theta Kappa and the Missouri Community College Association. Forty-seven community college students from across the state received the honor. In years past, 40 were named, but this year seven students who plan to join the workforce after completing a …

1,000-plus sixth-graders visit MCC for Kids2College

Over three days recently, the average age of students at one Metropolitan Community College campus dropped by several years: Every sixth-grader in Kansas City Public Schools attended college for a couple of hours thanks to a program called Kids2College. The idea behind national initiative Kids2College is to inspire a “college-going culture” at a young age, …